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Thomas Henry ELLEM

Regimental number1028
Place of birthCasino New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressCoraki, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Ellem, Rappville via Casino, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 642 Sergeant Boyd Alexander ELLEM, 41st Bn, killed in action, 29 September 1918; 888 Pte David Harold ELLEM, 15th Bn, killed in action, 1 May 1915; 3749 Sergeant Rowland Clarence ELLEM, 49th Bn,returned to Australia, 5 April 1919; 430 Pte Clifford Alan ELLEM, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 9 July 1919; Cousin: 1029 Pte William Amos ELLEM, 41st Bn, killed in action, 5 October 1917.~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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